Category Archives: Edinburgh Trams

In Pictures: New adverts for two trams in Edinburgh

The ever changing scene of adverts being carried on trams in Edinburgh certainly keeps us in news with the latest new advertiser on the tramway being Spotify with both 262 and 267 being seen in identical designs, with different colours … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Trams to operate shortened route for fireworks

On Monday 26th August Edinburgh Trams services will only be able to operate between the Airport and West End Princes Street from 1930 with a spectacular fireworks concert taking place against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. The last full route … Continue reading

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Scottish Rugby team go for a tram ride

We recently brought you the news that Edinburgh Trams 275 was now carrying an advert for Scottish Rugby and now to mark the start of the sponsorship deal the Scottish Rugby team took a ride on their very own tram … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

Two more Photo Galleries have now been added to the main website:

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New TravelHub opens in Edinburgh

Located close to the West End Princes Street tramstop in Edinburgh a new TravelHub has now opened providing information and ticket sales for anyone travelling on board the city’s buses and trams. Although the signage outside calls it a TravelHub … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Trams records busiest ever Sunday

Over 38,000 passenger journeys were recorded on Edinburgh Trams on Sunday 28th July making it the busiest Sunday yet since the system opened in May 2014. Passenger numbers were boosted by a sell-out football match at BT Murrayfield between Liverpool … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Edinburgh Trams 275 scores a try with new Scottish Rugby advert

The EE 5G advert on Edinburgh Trams 275 hasn’t lasted long with a new design having already been applied on the tram. This time around it is for Scottish Rugby with the very familiar layout of, yes you’ve guessed it!, … Continue reading

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RAIB recommend improvements for Edinburgh Trams over fatal collision at Saughton

The latest report to be released by the RAIB is on the fatal collision at Saughton on Edinburgh Trams back on 11th September 2018 with a number of recommendations made to improve safety at various pedestrian crossings along the line. … Continue reading

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More all night trams for Edinburgh Festival

After the success of last year’s all night trams on Saturday nights during the Edinburgh Festival period they will once again be running in 2019 – with the addition of the service on Friday night’s as well! A 20 minute … Continue reading

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Preparatory works to continue on Edinburgh extension

Over the past couple of months since final approval was given for the Trams to Newhaven project in Edinburgh the first stage of preparatory works have been taking place with ground and site investigation underway. This stage of work is … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Trams terminate at West End-Princes Street

There are often complaints in Blackpool when the tram service is split in two when special events take place on the Tower Headland but that by no means the only tramway which sees curtailed services at times during the year. … Continue reading

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Coming soon: Approved extensions across the British Isles

Can’t keep up with which extensions have been approved and either about to start or have started construction or are just ideas and may happen in the future? Well, if you are worry no more as if here is you … Continue reading

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Parade to disrupt Edinburgh Trams

Edinburgh Trams services on Sunday 14th July will only run between the Airport and West End Princes Street for a few hours with a parade taking place as part of the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival. This parade will mean … Continue reading

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In Pictures: 272 receives Audi advert in Edinburgh

With the Royal Highland Show now over for another year Edinburgh Trams have wasted no time in removing the advertising vinyls from 272 with the tram now receiving a new advert, this time for Audi. As always the tram is … Continue reading

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Electric cargo bikes for Edinburgh during Newhaven extension works

In the first of several innovations to help businesses during the construction of the Edinburgh Trams extension to Newhaven it has been announced that electric cargo bikes will offered to help with deliveries to customers and to move goods around.

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Cyclists win damages over falls on Edinburgh tram lines

In the first two of what are expected to a number of claims a judge has awarded damages to cyclists who have suffered injuries when falling off their bikes when crossing tram lines in Edinburgh City Centre. The two claims … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Make that a triple for EE in Edinburgh!

It is now a case of seeing triple in Edinburgh as 269 has become third of the CAF constructed trams to have received an identical advert for EE’s 5G network! The tram follows on from 267 and 275 which have … Continue reading

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Flooding causes problems in Edinburgh

It is June isn’t it? You know, one of the summer months! It seems that the weather isn’t aware of that at the moment as heavy rain in Edinburgh caused major transport delays including a temporary service suspension of Edinburgh … Continue reading

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In Pictures: 275 makes it two EE trams in Edinburgh

We’ve already shown you pictures of Edinburgh Trams 267 is in its latest advert for EE’s 5G network and now it’s a case of seeing double on the streets of the Scottish capital as 275 has received an identical advert! … Continue reading

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English Light Rail journeys on the up again

After last year’s blip, when there was a small decrease in light rail journeys in England, the latest figures have shown that once again there has been an increase with a grand total of 272.4 million journeys recorded on the … Continue reading

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